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New Production Area for Metachrome® and Unichrome Coatings

December 8, 2016

Acton Optics & Coatings has redesigned a portion of its suburban Boston manufacturing facility specifically in order to enhance and expand the production and processing of two proprietary UV-conversion coatings, Metachrome and Unichrome. These highly popular, field-proven composite phosphor coatings provide scientists and engineers a cost-effective way to improve the ultraviolet detection capabilities of CCDs, CIDs, and CMOS sensors.

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New 193 nm XL Coating

July 24, 2015

193nm XL high-reflectance coating  is ideal for low-fluence, high-repetition-rate excimer laser applications, particularly those associated with semiconductor R&D and test. 

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Acton Optics & Coatings Provides Critical Optical Coatings for NASA’s IRIS Explorer Mission

September 3, 2013

Princeton Instruments is pleased to announce that the Acton Optics & Coatings product line has provided a number of critical optical coatings in use in the recently launched NASA IRIS Explorer Mission via contracts with Lockheed Martin and major partners Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and Montana State University.

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